analgetic

adjective
capable of relieving pain
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the anodyne properties of certain drugs

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an analgesic effect

Syn: ↑analgesic, ↑anodyne
Similar to: ↑moderating
Derivationally related forms: ↑anodyne (for: ↑anodyne), ↑analgesia, ↑analgesic (for: ↑analgesic), ↑analgesia (for: ↑analgesic)

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\\|anəl|jed.ik\ noun or adjective
Etymology: Greek analgētos without pain (from an- + (assumed) algētos, verbal of algein to suffer pain) + English -ic — more at algesia

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analgetic
(ænælˈdʒɛtɪk)
analogical equivalent of analgesic.

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  • analgetic — 1. SYN: analgesic (1). 2. Associated with decreased pain perception. * * * an·al·get·ic jet ik n or adj ANALGESIC * * * an·al·get·ic (an″əl jetґik) analgesic …   Medical dictionary

  • analgetic — adj. insensitive to pain …   English contemporary dictionary

  • analgetic — an·al·get·ic …   English syllables

  • analgetic —   n. & a. (drug) arresting pain …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Phenalgin — Phe*nal gin, n. [Phenyl + analgetic + in.] (Pharm.) An ammoniated compound of phenyl and acetamide, used as an analgesic and antipyretic. It resembles phenacetin in its therapeutic action. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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